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Wieslawa Pekal, MD

Dr. Wieslawa Pekal joined Dr. Michael Messino in practice at Cancer Care of WNC in 1997.  Dr. Pekal brings to her oncology and hematology practice a friendly, colorful personality along with a brilliant mind. She is known for her diligence and concern with each patient’s wellbeing and history.  As a native of Poland, Dr. Pekal is fluent in English and Polish.

Dr. Pekal is such a delight, I always look forward to my visit with her. The staff is always friendly. They always make me feel welcome.
Mary O.
She is caring. Dr. Pekal makes herself available for any issues that may occur. She problem solves to make things or issues better. Thank you, you are the best!
Francisco C.
I feel cared for and listened to always.
Very professional and friendly.
Albert D.
Very thorough. Answers all my questions.
Rita P.
Ease of talking to and info provided.
Charles M.


Fellowship Hematology/Oncology:

Tufts University School of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center


Internship/Residency Internal Medicine:

Tufts University School of Medicine at Baystate Medical Center


Doctor of Medicine:

State University of New York


Bachelor’s Degree:

CUNY Hunter College

New York City


Board certified in Hematology and Medical Oncology


American Medical Association (AMA)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)

Buncombe and Haywood County Medical Societies

Sub-Specialty Interests:

Hematological Disorders including Anemias and Sickle Cell disease


Dr. Pekal and her husband enjoy traveling. She is also a passionate shopper with a special talent for finding unique gifts and crafts.


Available for appointments in Asheville.